Software

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA

The use of all software must be in accordance with the Copyright Act as well as the terms of the software license.

The Department's Licensing and Copyright Policy provides more information.

For information on software licenses available for staff use see: Microsoft - Work at Home.

Antivirus software

The Department has entered into five-year licensing agreements (2013-2017) with Microsoft and its Microsoft-authorised Large Account Reseller. This includes access to Microsoft’s antivirus software know as System Center Endpoint Protection

For more information, see:

eduSTAR Software
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Microsoft licensing agreements

The Department has entered into five-year licensing agreements (2013-2017) with Microsoft and its Microsoft-authorised Large Account Reseller.

Schools and Department offices can use the Microsoft software covered under these agreements free of additional licensing costs. Media used to install the software needs to be approved by the Information Technology Division prior to being purchased from the Department’s Microsoft-authorised Large Account Reseller. See: Insight

For more information, see:

eduSTAR Software
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Adobe software

The Department has entered into a three-year (2016-18) Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA) with Adobe.

This means Schools and Department offices can register to use Adobe software covered under the Agreement:

  • Design and Web K12 Collection
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (CCE) for Education Desktop Apps

Registrations closed on 14th February 2017.

For more information, see:

eduSTAR Software
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